Friday, October 27, 2017. Issue #147
8 Effective Ways to Find the Extra Hours You Need in Your Work Week | Entrepreneur
Time is an asset. You can never lose time and get it back again. Jon Acuff argues that time is our most valuable currency, and I totally agree. Time is an asset you should value every day. It’s your most valuable resource for getting deep and focused work done.
She worked at a rental car outfit that would routinely overbook their fleet. Her workdays usually involved telling irate customers that they were out of luck. “So I figured I’d use the opportunity to learn — to try to read different types of people and defuse them as fast as possible. 
Whether you want to start a new exercise habit, start meditating or writing daily, start to get out of debt or clear your clutter … creating a new habit isn’t always easy. The steps themselves might be deceptively simple: pick one habit, keep it small to start with, and remember to do it every day.
“Far too often we let little things slide. But just turn on the news and listen as the anchors lament an auto-part defect leading to deaths and multibillion-dollar recalls or a small leak in a gas pipeline causing an explosion that endangers wildlife. 
In a perfect world (or, at least a more efficient one), you could be productive whenever you wanted. Just sit down and start typing/put that pen to paper/invent the next app or Fidget Spinner. Unfortunately, productivity isn’t as easy as just plugging in for humans..
Chances are you have a big goal (write a book, start a business, lose weight, get organized) that makes your list of New Year’s resolutions year after year. There are likely a lot of things standing in your way (time, money, support, confidence).
Deliberate experimentation is more important than deliberate practice in a rapidly changing world. Most people think that Edison invented the first light bulb. They’re wrong. In fact, Edison was spectacularly late to the game. In 1878, when the 36-year-old inventor decided to focus on building a light bulb..
Are you and your smartphone attached at the hip? Do you wake up, squinty-eyed, scrolling through notifications that you missed while you were asleep? And do you go to bed, setting your phone’s alarm for the next morning only to do it all over again? Chances are you aren’t the only one. 
Are you putting off a big project that you really should start today – perhaps holding out for the perfect possible time? You could be on to something. Most people decide to make changes In their lives around landmark dates. Mondays and the New Year are obvious choices..
Over the years, I’ve met many influential and successful people, and I’ve observed a common trait in nearly all of them: they were all lifelong learners. If you want to win at life, this is non-negotiable. You have to become teachable. And the more teachable you are, the more..
A book I’m reading: Head Strong: The Bulletproof Plan to Boost Brainpower, Increase Focus, and Maximize Performance-in Just Two Weeks. Dave Asprey promises a revolutionary plan to upgrade your brainpower—in two weeks or less.
Until Next Week,
Thomas, Curator at Postanly
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Thanks for your attention. Have an epic weekend!
Thomas · 17 Saxon Rd · London · England · SE25 5EQ · United Kingdom
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